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The Association of American University Presses is now

the Association of University Presses!


The Association of American University Presses (AAUP) is pleased to announce a name change to the Association of University Presses (AUPresses)!

The change is part of a strategic assessment of the organization's identity, mission, and goals. The new logo and visual identity revealed today are vibrant expressions of the Association's purpose and vision.

The Association’s dynamic and diverse membership, comprised of global scholarly publishers, share both a nonprofit mission-driven status and a commitment to the highest editorial and professional standards.

Barbara Kline Pope

Barbara Kline Pope recently assumed leadership of the Johns Hopkins University Press (JHUP), the largest journal publication program of any U.S. university. JHUP publishes more than 85 journals and its books division has more than 3,000 titles and publishes 150 new books annually. Pope, who previously spent 34 years with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, has a collaborative leadership style and is known for pioneering efforts in the digital realm. Baker & Taylor talked with Pope.

Christie Henry

Christie Henry recently assumed leadership of the Princeton University Press (PUP), an independent publisher with close formal and informal connections to Princeton University. Previously, Henry worked with the University of Chicago Press, where she started in 1993 as an editorial assistant and rose through the ranks, eventually being promoted to editorial director.  Credited for possessing a bold, creative and intelligent leadership, Henry is a graduate of Dartmouth College and earned a certificate in leadership strategies for book publishing from the Yale Publishing Program. Baker & Taylor talked with Henry.